Itabashi Station

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Itabashi Station
板橋駅
Itabashi Station West entrance 20130331.JPG
West entrance, March 2013
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Itabashi
Neighborhood etc. 1 Itabashi
Postal code 173-0004
(in Japanese) 東京都板橋区板橋1丁目
History
Year opened 1885
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Saikyo Line
Statistics 30,168 passengers/day (FY2011)
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Itabashi Station (板橋駅 Itabashi-eki?) is a railway station on the Saikyo Line in Itabashi, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Lines[edit]

Itabashi Station is served by the Akabane Line between Ikebukuro and Akabane stations, which forms part of the Saikyo Line which runs between Ōsaki in Tokyo and Ōmiya in Saitama Prefecture. Some trains continue northward to Kawagoe via the Kawagoe Line and southward to Shin-Kiba via the TWR Rinkai Line. The station is located 1.8 km north of Ikebukuro Station.[2]

Station layout[edit]

East (Takinogawa) entrance, March 2013

The station consists of a single island platform serving two tracks.[2]

The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.[1]

Platforms[edit]

1 Saikyo Line for Akabane, Musashi-Urawa, Ōmiya, and Kawagoe
2 Saikyo Line for Ikebukuro, Shinjuku, and Ōsaki
Rinkai Line through service to Shin-Kiba

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Saikyo Line
Ikebukuro   Commuter rapid   Jūjō
Ikebukuro   Rapid   Jūjō
Ikebukuro   Local   Jūjō

History[edit]

Itabashi Station opened on 1 March 1885.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 30,168 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 28,522[4]
2005 29,348[5]
2010 29,871[6]
2011 30,168[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 各駅情報(板橋駅) [Station Information: Itabashi Station] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c Kawashima, Ryozo (March 2011). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第12巻 東京都心北部 [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 12 Northern Central Tokyo]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 18-51. ISBN 978-4-06-270072-6. 
  3. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°44′46″N 139°43′10″E / 35.7460472222°N 139.719525°E / 35.7460472222; 139.719525